There are two immense and immediate problems in the real estate industry, and one near-future problem can be solved by the MLS systems acting as the market innovators. But the window of opportunity to execute is nearly closed, and once this opportunity is lost it will never be available again...
How do you make buying a house look cool to people who probably aren't considering buying a house right now? Put cool people in a house that is for sale and let them talk about how cool houses can be. At least, that's what Zillow did when it put five Snapchat-famous personalities under one roof in Malibu...
Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff is hosting a new podcast series 'Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff' which debuts today in the iTunes Store. The post Zillow Group CEO Launches Leadership Podcast Series appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
Where is it cheapest, and priciest, to buy an entry-level home? A recent report from Zillow found that entry-level home prices in the United States are rising faster than any other category, but that doesn’t mean that buying a home is more expensive than ever before (that distinction belongs to 2006, at the peak of the housing bubble). Show More Summary
In addition to Case-Shiller, and CoreLogic, I'm also watching the FNC, Zillow and several other house price indexes. FNC released their April 2016 index data. FNC reported that their Residential Price Index™ (RPI) indicates that U.S....Show More Summary
Number two real estate giant after Zillow in the USA Realogy Holdings has used its $166 million acquisition of ZipRealty to create a new company Zaplabs tasked with developing technology. The post Realogy Forms Real Estate Tech Hub Zaplabs appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
Zillow has a great chart on the inventory of housing for sale, showing the steady decline from 2011/2012 onwards. This chart differs from the one generated by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), although they both show a similar decline from 2011/2012 onwards. Show More Summary
Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow Group, describes his method for staying in shape at work.
Zillow-owned Dotloop, a platform for simplifying the real estate buying and selling process has signed up two more agents RE/MAX and Tierra Antigua Realty to receive its services. The post Zillow’s Dotloop Signs More Agents in the USA appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
Cobbling together employment history, references and financial information to fire off to landlords can eat up precious time in fast-paced rental markets. Zillow has introduced a new feature, Renter Profile, to streamline the process,...Show More Summary
Real Estate is not just an online thing. It’s a global thing. People buy houses all around the globe, and in many nations – the notion of online real estate is hot. In the small nation of England, companies valued at £312m, or £40mShow More Summary
It seems Zillow’s commitment to Snapchat as a marketing platform is real… The post Houses + SnapChat = Snaphouse appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.
New York real estate marketplace StreetEasy, which is owned by the Zillow Group was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in New York State in 2016, ranking third out of 45 among small/medium employers. The post Zillow’s StreetEasy Voted Best Place To Work In NY appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
In a very crowded and confusing marketplace, defining who you are and what you represent to your customers has to be summed up with a single thought -- by them, not you. This is your "position" in the marketplace. The way you outwardly portray yourself is your image, and how the market perceives you through your actions is your identity. Show More Summary
Yes, that Zillow. You love the app. You love cutting out the middleman of real estate. But inside that business, they're a company with their own share of issues - just like you. For example, Zillow raided a competitor for...
Zillow has launched an update to the Zestimate® algorithm claiming it will improve accuracy across the USA with the national median error rate declining from 8 per cent to 6 per cent. Additionally, the update, which rolls out over the next 24 hours, improves accuracy in 96 of the 100 largest of the nation's. Show More Summary
From Zillow: Q1 2016 Negative Equity Report: Rust Belt Overtakes Sand States as Nation's Nest of Negative EquityThe national negative equity rate – the share of all homeowners with a mortgage who are underwater, owing more on their mortgage...Show More Summary
After reading Fred Wilson’s post about 2nd and 3rd tier cities, and then Seattle, I thought I’d list the top real estate startup cities (in a very unscientific way): Seattle: Zillow, Estately, Market Leader, HouseValues, Redfin, ActiveRain. Show More Summary
I came across myakronneighborhood.com via a retweet of this tweet from Gahlord. Having spent a fair amount of time thinking about neighborhoods while working at Zillow (see here, here, and here), this is an interesting approach. ForShow More Summary
Online real estate company will pay up $130 million.